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Hiv And Tumors

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Brain tumor, HIV status unknown

dear doctor, I am about 2 years over a brain tumor and have recently returned to work. My question is that if I do prove positive, will my employers know, and from your experience how long do brain tumor victims live after surgery if they are hiv...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Alot depends upon the type of brain tumor you had, the treatments which you received, and how well you responded to the treatments. If there is no evidence that your brain tumor is actve, then even if you are HIV positive, there's a good... Read more »

I had a brain tumor. Do I now have HIV?

I have already suffered from a Brain Tumor and have recently wondered if there is anything more to... Read more »

Brain tumor; Is it HIV infection

Dear Doctor, Last July I had an operation for a brain tumor that was called an epilymphocytoma and... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Use of Poppers Associated with Immune Suppression and Tumor Growth

In a recent study reported by AIDS Treatment News , test mice were injected with cancer cells and then subjected to 45 minutes daily exposure to isobutyl nitrite inhalant (poppers). Control mice were also injected with cancer cells but not exposed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Colonoscopies Urged for HIV-Infected Patients

A new study finds that HIV-positive patients have a higher prevalence of colonic neoplasms and should be offered screening colonoscopy. "Although non-AIDS defining malignancies are rapidly increasing as HIV-infected subjects live longer, little is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virginia: Metropolitan Community Church Targets Meth Use and Rising HIV Rates

Two pastors of the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), an international Los Angeles-based Christian denomination that welcomes and affirms gays and lesbians, recently joined other community leaders in northern Virginia for a World AIDS Day health... Read more »

Kaposi's Sarcoma and HIV: Not Gone, Not Forgotten

To many, the condition known as Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) may feel like a relic from the HIV epidemic's bygone days. But in many parts of the world, KS remains as clear and present a health danger today as it was in the U.S. in the 1980s and 1990s, when... Read more »
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Teacher faked brain tumor! What if it were HIV?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
did you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking.

that is such a shameful thing to do. i mean, could you imagine if someone faked... Read more »

KS Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can Karposi's Sarcoma show up a few months after initial HIV infection?

Does it take time to develop or can this show up right after infection? Read more »


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Posted by Standup2HIV, 1 Reply

I have created a website,, in order to help with HIV awareness. This website, like Stand Up 2 Cancer, was created with the idea that we need to stand up to HIV, begin to promote more friendly awareness, and try to stop this... Read more »